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When predictive texting works it works really well. But when it doesn’t, like the ‘I’ that’s been glitchy on Apple’s new iOS, it can become quite inconvenient. So how are the keyboard’s predictions of what we might type next usually right? Advanced machine learning and language probability lie at the heart of predictive text algorithms which are constantly trying to learn the words you tend to use most often.Nov.08.2017
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Learning to Fly: Wind tunnel training takes ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson to new heights06:15
An algorithm to choose your valentine?02:47
Sliding down at 90 mph: The science behind the fastest sport on ice02:49
This new robot can hold the door for its friend00:52
The largest underwater volcano explosion, we almost missed02:10